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Collin's Latin-English English Latin Dictionary has a geographical names list which includes Aquae Aureliae as Baden-Baden. Blaise, lecion Latinitatis Mediae Aevi has Aureliacum (Auril-) as Aurillac, and Aurea-Vallia as "Airvault, Orval (nom de plus. localite's."
Maureen A. Tilley
Visiting Professor of Theology
Fordham University

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Date: 06/26/2006 03:33PM
Subject: Re: [M-R] St Andrew's College

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From: John Briggs <[log in to unmask]>

> The inscription:
>
>  "Sigill. Coll. Sancti Andreae Apud Aur."
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> is interpreted as:
>
> Sigillum Collegii Sancti Andreae Apud Aureliam
>
> 'The seal of the College of Saint Andrew at (or near) Orléans'
>
> Spoilsports can't find such a college at Orléans!
>
> Any suggestions?


i don't think "Aureliam" is "Orleans".

i don't know what it *is*, of course, but just doesn't look right for
Orleans.

c

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